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Company: Power Drives Inc
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are looking for a Buyer to monitor the supplier base to provide an un-interrupted flow of materials, machinery and services in a manner which provides the best value to the organization.  The trick is doing all of this while having fun in a fast-growing, fast-paced entrepreneurial organization. PDI is a pet and human friendly environment located in the Larkinville district of Buffalo with a culture that rewards teamwork, accountability, integrity, respect, and continuous improvement. Objective:Monitor the supplier base to provide an un-interrupted flow of materials, machinery and services in a manner which provides the best value to the organization. The successful candidate will work at every level of the organization and the supplier's organization to bring the commodity performance to the highest possible level in the areas of on time delivery and quality. Minimum Requirements: • Bachelor's Degree • 3 plus years related experience • Certification in purchasing, production control, or supply chain management is preferred Job Requirements: • Experience with purchasing concepts including inventory management, negotiations, expediting and project management • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing and six sigma practices • Ability to work well under pressure • Strong knowledge of MS Office (word, excel, outlook) • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities • Ability to develop long term plans and programs • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the organization and external contacts • Ability to establish and maintain effective relations with PDI team members • Ability to lead people and get results through others • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills • Models the teamwork philosophy and PDI's core values Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Develop partnerships with suppliers to insure a continuous improvement process is in place to optimize lead time reductions, technology and new product development, quality, and communication • Negotiate supply agreements to protect price, delivery and availability of materials • Achieve targeted annual cost savings targets for materials • Interprets, defines, and communicates material requirements to suppliers using technical expertise • Buys goods and services using the organization's ERP system (Adonix) in a timely manner • Coordinates material requirements with material control people and procures materials in a timely and economic manner • Coordinates inter-organizational and internal orders in the ERP system • Promotes an atmosphere that facilitates open and effective communication • Perform other functions as required

Keywords: Power Drives Inc, Buffalo , BUYER, Other , Buffalo, New York

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